Central Oregon: A fall golf paradise

Updated: October 3, 2023

Central Oregon is a fantastic destination for golf enthusiasts, offering a wide range of golf courses set amidst stunning landscapes, including the high desert, mountains, and pine forests.

Here is a look at some of the Bend golf courses and where you can tee it up in the fall:


Juniper Golf Course: Juniper Golf Course in Redmond, Oregon, is a public course with a challenging layout and views of the Cascades. There is plenty to like at this course with some terrific holes from start to finish and a look at some of the best vistas the Central Oregon area has to offer.

Black Butte Ranch

Black Butte Ranch: This resort near Sisters, Oregon, features two outstanding courses: Big Meadow and Glaze Meadow. These courses offer mountain views and a peaceful golfing experience. And don’t forget the new putting course the resort has to offer and the new lodge that opened up this year, offering a special experience for everyone.


Tetherow Golf Club: This course in Bend, Oregon, features a unique blend of traditional and modern elements, with wide fairways, large greens, and breathtaking mountain views.

Awbrey Glen Golf Club: Awbrey Glen is known for its challenging layout, mature trees, and beautiful setting in the pines of Bend.


Sunriver Resort: Sunriver Resort is a golf destination in itself, offering three championship courses: Meadows, Woodlands, and Crosswater. Crosswater is especially renowned and has hosted PGA Tour events.


Pronghorn Resort: Pronghorn Resort, located in Bend, boasts two world-class golf courses designed by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Fazio. These courses offer challenging play amid Central Oregon’s natural beauty.

Brasada Ranch

Brasada Ranch: Brasada Ranch offers the Brasada Canyons course, which combines high desert terrain with panoramic views of the Cascade Mountains. The course is challenging and visually stunning.

Aspen Lakes

Aspen Lakes Golf Course: Located in Sisters, Oregon, Aspen Lakes is known for its vibrant red sand bunkers and spectacular mountain vistas.

Widgi Creek Golf Club: This course in Bend offers a mix of forested holes and those with mountain views, providing a diverse golfing experience.

Eagle Crest Resort

Eagle Crest Resort: Eagle Crest, located in Redmond, has three golf courses: The Ridge Course, The Resort Course, and The Challenge Course.

Each offers its own unique challenges and scenery.

Crooked River Ranch

Crooked River Ranch Golf Course: Located in Terrebonne, this course features dramatic canyon views and the Crooked River winding through it.

The fall weather combined with the terrific golf courses makes Central Oregon a must visit on your golf travel list for the fall months.